All posts tagged "Global trends"

  • Asia’s female workforce has been shrinking, report warns

    Women’s participation in Asia’s workforce has fallen by almost ten percentage points between 1990 and 2013, a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which calls on governments to

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Ian Ball, chairman, CIPFA International: Exclusive Interview

    Ian Ball has been on a mission to improve public sector financial management for almost 40 years. Winnie Agbonlahor gets his verdict on how far we’ve come – and how

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Una O’Brien, permanent secretary, UK Department of Health: Exclusive Interview

    All healthcare is local, says Una O’Brien – but we need international collaboration to realise the potential of digital technologies, and to tackle the growing host of global health challenges

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • Open Budget survey launches tomorrow

    The new Open Budget Survey will be launched tomorrow, offering comparative data on budget transparency, accountability and oversight in 100 governments around the world. Published every two to three years,

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Switzerland tops global ranking

    Switzerland is the most competitive country in the world, according to a new ranking by the World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), published last week, saw Switzerland

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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  • New Australia-Singapore Research Centre Opens

    The head of Singapore’s civil service, Peter Ong, has launched a new research centre, which will feed into Singapore’s and Australia’s growth policies. The Asia Growth Research Centre, based at the

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Peter Ong To Launch New Economic Research Centre In Singapore

    Peter Ong, the head of Singapore’s civil service, will tomorrow launch a new research centre, which will seek to establish how Singapore can respond to economic challenges while maintaining strong links

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • Former Health Boss: ‘Why Travelling Would Have Made Me A Better CEO’

    Sir David Nicholson, who stepped down from his role as chief executive of England’s National Health Service (NHS) last year, has told Global Government Forum that learning about other countries’

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • Kazakhstan joins OECD civil service training network

    Kazakhstan’s public administration academy has joined the OECD’s Global Network of Schools of Government, which has more than 70 members. Being part of the network enables countries’ schools of government to

    • Posted July 20, 2015
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  • Global Government Finance Summit Report 2015

    The Global Government Finance Summit brings together permanent secretary-level public officials from government treasury and finance ministries around the world to share governments’ domestic financial and regulatory challenges and appropriate

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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